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Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2008
FTC Pushes Back 'Red Flag' Deadline
Quick Hits  |  10/24/2008  | 
Companies have another six months to develop identity theft prevention programs
Tech Insight: Digital Forensics & Incident Response Go Live
News  |  10/24/2008  | 
New tools, methods emerge for leveraging forensic data and memory analysis in the wake of an attack
Microsoft Blue Hat: Researcher Demos No-Hack Attack
News  |  10/21/2008  | 
Wealth of available online data on individuals, businesses can be used in targeted attacks
Making ID & Access Management More Accessible
News  |  10/20/2008  | 
New tools automate, simplify the access certification process
When Dates Attack
Quick Hits  |  10/20/2008  | 
Dating 'alert' sites allow women to put an 'ex' on trial without rebuttal
SSL VPN Secures iPhone, Extranet Sessions
News  |  10/17/2008  | 
Silicon Valley startup gets more mileage out of its VPN
Inspector General Report: Two IRS Applications Leave Taxpayer Data at Risk
News  |  10/16/2008  | 
IRS knowingly rolled out systems that contained security vulnerabilities
Users Know Security Policy & Break It Anyway, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  10/15/2008  | 
Many users feel they need to work around company security rules, according to RSA research
Stolen eBay Account Booty Found
Quick Hits  |  10/13/2008  | 
Over 5,000 pilfered accounts - mostly from newly registered, less active eBay user accounts
World Bank Hacked, Sensitive Data Exposed
News  |  10/10/2008  | 
Hacked Web servers, a stolen administrative account, and lot of unanswered questions
The Six Most Promising Security Startups of 2008
News  |  10/10/2008  | 
Judges unveil six finalists in the annual Global Security Challenge
Free Tool Hacks Banking, Webmail, and Social Networking Sessions
News  |  10/6/2008  | 
Man-in-the-middle attack tool automates hacks for non-Web security experts
Deutsche Telekom & T-Mobile Confirm Theft of Personal Data on 17M Customers
News  |  10/6/2008  | 
Data stolen in 2006 is already in use by criminals, reports say
'Super Users' Could Threaten Database Security, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  10/1/2008  | 
Survey by Independent Oracle Users Group says most database administrators haven't implemented proper defenses
IBM Takes On Retail Crime
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
New package of integrated products and services offered as alternative to current mishmash of in-store security technology


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CVE-2020-14310
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-31
There is an issue on grub2 before version 2.06 at function read_section_as_string(). It expects a font name to be at max UINT32_MAX - 1 length in bytes but it doesn't verify it before proceed with buffer allocation to read the value from the font value. An attacker may leverage that by crafting a ma...
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PUBLISHED: 2020-07-31
There is an issue with grub2 before version 2.06 while handling symlink on ext filesystems. A filesystem containing a symbolic link with an inode size of UINT32_MAX causes an arithmetic overflow leading to a zero-sized memory allocation with subsequent heap-based buffer overflow.
CVE-2020-5413
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-31
Spring Integration framework provides Kryo Codec implementations as an alternative for Java (de)serialization. When Kryo is configured with default options, all unregistered classes are resolved on demand. This leads to the "deserialization gadgets" exploit when provided data contains mali...
CVE-2020-5414
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-31
VMware Tanzu Application Service for VMs (2.7.x versions prior to 2.7.19, 2.8.x versions prior to 2.8.13, and 2.9.x versions prior to 2.9.7) contains an App Autoscaler that logs the UAA admin password. This credential is redacted on VMware Tanzu Operations Manager; however, the unredacted logs are a...
CVE-2019-11286
PUBLISHED: 2020-07-31
VMware GemFire versions prior to 9.10.0, 9.9.1, 9.8.5, and 9.7.5, and VMware Tanzu GemFire for VMs versions prior to 1.11.0, 1.10.1, 1.9.2, and 1.8.2, contain a JMX service available to the network which does not properly restrict input. A remote authenticated malicious user may request against the ...